A single-source for full service environmental analytical and bioassay testing services Element has industry leading experience in oilfield site testing, as well as hazardous waste testing.

With over 60 years of third-party testing services to clients around the world, Element is a recognized leader in oilfield site testing. As your partner, Element provides analytical support and expertise to oilfield waste requirements such as Louisiana 29-B and Texas Railroad Commission (TRC). Certified to The NELAC Institute (TNI) standards, Element helps companies like yours limit liability and maintain environmental compliance.

Since the LDNR’s inception of 29-B in 1986, Element, has completed more samples than any other lab in the USA. Additionally, engaged experts from Element were instrumental in the development of 29-B test procedures with LDNR.

Long recognized as an industry leading partner to onshore and offshore Oil and Gas companies, Element has built an outstanding reputation based on industry expertise, customer service, logistical support, technical accuracy and competitive turnaround times.

Laboratory Services

  • LDNR: E&P Waste Testing Programs
  • Frac-Sure & Frac-Rite Programs
  • LDEQ Risk Evaluation and Corrective Action Program (RECAP) Analytical
  • Method 18
  • EPA GMG 290000 Testing Programs
  • RCRA/Hazardous Waste Characterization
  • NPDES-General & Specific Permit Testing Programs

Pick Up Service

Analysis is only a portion of the service we provide to our waste water clients.  Our staff will also assist you in reviewing your permits and tracking your exceedances. 

In addition, our friendly field technicians provide sampling, including low level mercury sampling, and pickup service.

How to Submit a Sample/Route Service

Element is happy to offer route pickup service to many of its clients. The Indiana route service covers virtually all of the Eastern and Central portion of the state. It runs as far northwest as LaPorte and as far southwest as Crane. Our Louisiana route stretches throughout the state and runs as far west as Mont Belvieu, Texas. It stretches to Pascagoula, Miss., in the east. 

To schedule a pickup or determine if your city is on an existing Element route, please contact the nearest Element facility for additional information.


  • ADEQ (Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality)
  • LDEQ (Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality)
  • TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality)
  • USDA Foreign Soil Permit

Our team of over 6,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.

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